Foreign Policy: Crash Course U.S. Government and Politics Video Analysis with Key- This is a 10 page document that contains a video analysis assignment and a completed teachers key for easy marking. It contains 32 questions based on The Crash Course U.S. Government and Politics video: Foreign Policy.
This assignment will ask students to go to YouTube and watch the Crash Course U.S. Government and Politics video: Foreign Policy. This video will provide students with an insight into how and why the United States conducts foreign policy. The video will review several sub categories of foreign policy, this includes: diplomacy, military and security policy, international human rights policies, economic policies, and environmental policy. The video also reviews how the United States has historically been an isolationist country and it was the World Wars and the subsequent Cold War which brought America to the forefront of foreign relations. The key players in American foreign policy are also described, this includes the President as the chief diplomat, as well as the State Department and the bureaucracy.
This video analysis can be easily used as an introduction to the topic, a study guide, or a quick and easy sub plan. Students love the independence of this assignment by getting to use laptops, Chromebooks, or even their own cellphones to watch the video. Crash Course videos tend to move fast so students often find success if they watch the video through once before going back to pause/play to find the answers to all of the questions.